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'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' is hot at the box office

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"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" has such a real life effect to it that it makes you think anything's really possible. The movie has been a hit at the box office. On Friday the film earned more than $25 million for a spectacular weekend debut of over $65 million reported the The Hollywood Reporter on July 11, 2014.

This popular sequel is doing better than "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" which earned $54.8 million in August 2011. Matt Reeves directs the film which features Andy Serkis returning in the role of Caesar the ape. Caesar and hundreds of other genetically evolved apes and primates are found hanging around the forest of Marin County. Their existence is threatened by a band of people who have survived a worldwide plague. A serious problem emerges regarding whether peace is possible or whether war will be necessary to determine who will emerge as the dominant species on the planet Earth.

This exciting sequel was financed by Fox for about $170 million. It has come three years after the successful release of "Rise of the Planet of the Apes." Hollywood is hoping this movie will revitalize the movie industry which saw a fall of revenue of 44 percent over the Fourth of July weekend. There has been an overall summer decline in revenue of about 20 percent thus far. The spectacular theme and rave reviews for "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is just what Hollywood needs now.

"Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes" is really awesome reports The Huffington Post. In this movie humanity is just about extinct. The theme focuses on the apes and their leader, Caesar. What we get is a real action thriller. This movie offers exciting family entertainment for everyone this summer.



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